A first contingent of 366 Afghan refugees has been flown to Turkey's southern city of Adana for permanent settlement.
GV EXT. Refugees down steps of aircraft waving large flags
SCU Women and children down steps
SV Governor of Adana moving forward, embraces refugee leader
GV Line of refugees on tarmac
SV Women and children, line of refugees (two shots)
SVs Children with flags, sweets being handed out to them (2 shots)
GV Refugees across tarmac towards waiting buses (2 shots)
SV TRAVELLING SHOTS: Inside bus and bus moving along road (2 shots)
SV Refugees shuffling into students' hostel TILT UP TO flag on top of building
GV Refugees moving into hostel PAN TO entrance
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Background: A first contingent of 366 Afghan refugees has been flown to Turkey's southern city of Adana for permanent settlement. Turkey has announced it will take a total of 4,113 Afghans of Turkoman and Uzbek origin. The refugees will be given Turkish citizenship and settled in the eastern and south-eastern province of Tokat, Gaziantep, Hatay, Urfa, Van and Kayseri. The rest of the refugees will be flown to Turkey in groups until mid-August. They will receive social and financial help from the Turkish government until they are settled enough to earn their livelihoods in agricultural and animal husbandry. A number of senior authorities, including the national Interior Minister, the governor and minister of Adana, led the welcoming parties on August 3. The refugees were driven straight to their first Turkish home - a students' hostel.